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Borax as a Standard Buffer Solution

Nature volume 154, page 577 (04 November 1944) | Download Citation

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USERS of glass electrodes frequently require for purposes of standardization an easily prepared buffer solution in the region of pH 9, and use is generally made of an M/20 solution of A.R. borax, which according to tables1 has a value of 9·23 at 20° C.

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  1. Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd., 47 Sydney Road, London, N.10. Sept. 22.

    • A. D. ELMSLY LAUCHLAN

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